Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The earth has music for those who listen.
Once you become predictable, no one's interested anymore.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
Critics are the men who have failed in literature and art.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
I love rock-n-roll. I think it's an exciting art form. It's revolutionary. Still revolutionary and it changed people. It changed their hearts. But yeah, even rock-n-roll has a lot of rubbish, really bad music.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.